August 26, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/26/2021

Offered is a perfectly preserved FULL PICTORIAL TICKET for Elvis Presley's concert on September 27, 1957, in Tupelo, Mississippi at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair & Dairy Show Fairgrounds. Almost exactly a year to the day after his first appearance in his hometown as a music star, Elvis returned once again to Tupelo to perform at the fairground in a show to benefit the planned "Elvis Presley Youth Center." Accompanying the ticket is a rarely seen original ticket envelope that "Mrs. Hazel Pittman" picked up on September 11, most likely at a local hardware or appliance store that generally sold advance concert tickets in those days. Luckily, the ticket was never torn or apparently ever saw the light of day--it is in perfect condition. The pictorial ticket features Elvis in his legendary gold lamé jacket, and he didn't disappoint when he took the stage in the jacket that Friday night to a crowd of 12,000. The ticket measures 4 3/4 x 2 inches and presents in stunning Near Mint to Mint condition.

1957 Elvis Presley Pictorial FULL TICKET for his September 27, 1957 Concert in Tupelo, Miss. - with Original Ticket Envelope
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $1,500
Final prices include buyers premium: $10,925
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 25
Auction closed on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
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